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Veterans & Service Members lose the battle to suicide per day.

Our Mission is to go a little farther to support the needs of combat veterans.

Team Foster honors the spirit and sacrifice of Captain Erick Foster who was killed while engaging enemy forces in 2007 in Iraq. Erick pushed himself and those around him to be better. Erick is our inspiration.

“What has Team Foster done for me? It’s the contact, the invitations, the constant ‘How are you doing, do you need anything?’ They’re there for us.”

SGT Mike Geib

“Team Foster stuck behind me. When Spence had a hurdle, they provided everything we needed.”

Curtis & Spence

“Because of SSD TieRod and working with the proper people, I no longer look in the rearview mirror, I look out the front windshield because there’s a lot more to see.”

SGM (R) Robert Lighty

Join The Team

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Get Involved

We’re always looking for a few good men and women to share their time and talent during our fundraising events.

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Join An Event

Team Foster events, including cycling, spin events and Veteran fundraisers are expanding!

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Donate Now

More than one in four Veterans suffers from post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. Find out how you can help.

Our Sponsors

We are so thankful for the support of these organizations and applaud them for giving back to the service men and women that make our country a safe place to operate. You too can add your company’s mark to our wall of sponsors and become a part of this growing foundation, honoring the life of Captain Foster, those that have fallen alongside him, those that have returned home less-than-able to live the lives that they deserve, and their families.
Stay Up To Date

newsletters will arrive monthly announcing upcoming events and sharing stories of our Vets, puppies in training and latest grants and honorees

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Want to volunteer at this year's Ruff Ride event in Philly? We still have slots open and need your help! Click the link in bio to sign up!
Not your mother’s Ruff Ride. New location. Huge turn-out. Competition. Games. More!

Hop on your team today!
Link in the comments.
#ruffridephilly #spincuddlerepeat
#philly #veterans #servicedogs #fitness #lincolnfinancialfield
Introducing another Ruff Ride Philly sponsor!

Ranked among the top 100 law firms in the country, Cozen O’Connor is a full-service firm with nationally recognized practices in litigation, business law, and government relations. We actively encourage the investment of time, energy, and resources by our attorneys and staff into each community where we live and work.

Thank you to Cozen O'Connor for your support!
Happy Sponsor Sunday to our next amazing sponsor, Bristol Myers Squibb! Thank you to BMS for your support of Ruff Ride Philly 2022! BMS is our refresh station sponsor as well so be sure to check out the refresh station during Ruff Ride to recharge your batteries during the event! @bristolmyerssquibb
Throwback to when Bob rode the full 24 hours at Ruff Ride PGH? Yeah, we're still not over it.
2022 Foster 100 jersey reveal! ❤️💙
We would like to extend a warm welcome to our newest Board Member, Jake Baranik! Jake, we are so happy to officially have you as a member of our board!

Jake Baranik is an Army Veteran who served as a Field Artillery Officer, including a combat tour in Afghanistan. In his professional capacity, he works as a management consultant at Greencastle Associates Consulting. Jake previously worked in government and public policy. He is passionate about giving back to the community and promoting Veteran causes. Jake has been an active participant in Team Foster events to include Ruff Rides as well as the Foster 100.  When not working in consulting or project management, he can be found preparing for a race of some sort or spending time with his wife, Lindsey, and dog, Pete. Jake graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Political Science & Communications and is currently pursuing an MBA at Villanova University. @the_jakeweight
Introducing another RR Philly Sponsor, VinVu!

The VinVu Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation founded by VinVu, LLC to support VinVu's charitable giving and philanthropic activities. The VinVu Foundation's purpose is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of people in the areas of Health and Heroes.
Attention on Deck! Who can tell me what all of these companies have in common? One month away.
@comcast 
@bristolmyerssquibb 
@lockheedmartin 
@neuroflowlive 
@cozenoconnor 
@pecoconnect 
@exelonofficial
@advancedstagingproductions 
@bpmfitnessphl 
@ausapennfranklin 
@susquehannaservicedogs 
@warriorcanineconnection 

Scoot on over to Team Foster’s site to join or start your team today!

#ruffride #spincuddlerepeat
#veterans #servicedogs #military #community #spin #teamwork #philly #philadelphia #charity
We never miss an opportunity for a good joke... 

May the FOURTH be with you #starwarsday
Happy Monday! We'd like to extend a warm welcome to our newest board member, Steven Schiff!

Steven Schiff is the President of Schiff Marketing Concepts (SMC) in Wayne, PA, and has 30+ years of experience in creative agency direction, event creation & production and has successfully directed a variety of branded strategic marketing programs for national & regional clients. Prior to starting SMC, Steven was Director of Sales Promotion at WBEB-101 Radio Station, Philadelphia, where he created customized, turnkey-marketing & promotional programs. Previous to joining WBEB, Steven spent six years with Comcast Spectacor. He served as Sales-Marketing Director, Season Tickets for the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers Hockey Team, where the programs he designed and implemented led to a virtual sell-out of all season tickets, with record-breaking attendance and revenues. Earlier, Steven served as Marketing Manager of The Spectrum. Steven is an avid sports fan, youth sports coach, non-profit volunteer and family man residing in Wayne, PA with his wife and three children.
Today we bring you another outstanding Ruff Ride Sponsor! Thanks to Neuroflow (@neuroflowlive) for your support! 

NeuroFlow assesses and triages people with behavioral health conditions to get them to the right level of care, providing high-tech and high-touch support for populations that would typically fall through the cracks in today’s healthcare system.

 Proven to drive better clinical and financial outcomes for hundreds of leading health systems, payors, and military organizations, NeuroFlow’s platform combines consumer engagement with enterprise-level care management software to support behavioral health at scale.
On September 10th, 2022, platoons of cyclists from Team Foster will make the 100-mile journey from Philadelphia, PA to Cape May, NJ: The 9th annual Foster 100 Classic!

Want to ride or even just attend the after party in our World War II era hangar and see what Team Foster is all about? We would love it if you joined us for this one of a kind event to make a difference in the lives of our Veterans who have given us so much. #foster100 #f100 #foster100classic #100milebikeride #linkinbio
Today, we're bringing you another volunteer ✨highlight✨! Meet M! 

I am someone that prefers to be behind the scenes and just get the job done. Hence the nickname Oz. I have been volunteering with Team Foster for a few years now.  I first got involved through my gym, Dub Fitness. As a group, the gym volunteered at a few events such as running the stops for Foster 100 and Puppies for Patriots and of course Ruff Ride.

After participating in the Ruff Ride a couple of times, Erica became Chair Women for the Philly event and asked me to join the committee.

As part of the Ruff Ride Philly committee, we do it all from raising donations, to solving logistics issues, event day registration, ensuring there is enough food and supplies for all of the teams and riders, and keeping the registration page and data current leading up to the event.

My passions are my family, my friends, my puppy Colby and the Eagles. I have been an avid Eagles fan since I was just a few months old. I recall sitting on my Dad's lap watching the old black and white TV, watching Tommy McDonald and his team play in the 1960 championship game. I even have an Eagles tattoo on my arm, so I guess I literally "Bleed Green".

Another interest I have is doing small, creative projects for family and friends. Logos, wedding cards, videos and more and I hope to run my own digital creative company, calling it Oz Digital Designs when I retire in the next couple of years.

Attached in the picture is my puppy Colby and I in our Eagles green.  Colby is my little buddy and sidekick and he has been by my side for 13+ years, going on vacations, attending outdoor Dub Fitness classes, watching football and road trips.

Jokingly, friends and family refer to me as the "Bionic Woman", since I have two titanium knees and two replacement hips. I try not to let that stop me from walking, riding my Peloton and more to stay active and not need the "oil can"! HA HA

Thank you, M, for all you do. We are so appreciative of you!
Hoppy Easter to our Team Foster fam and all of your furry friends! 🐰🐣
Yessir it sure is! Link in out bio to sign up for the Foster 100 Classic and the F100 Virtual week! #f100 #foster100
Two weeks until the Flyer's Warriors Walk.Run.Stroll event!

Remember, all proceeds benefit the Flyers Warriors, as well as the YMCA of Bucks County’s Veterans Wellness Initiative (VWI). We'll be there! Will you?
Name something cuter than these three wishing you good luck at the start line of the Foster 100; I'll wait 🤔 #signuptoday #linkinbio